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  • Liberating Hellenism from the Ottoman Empireby Gonda Van Steen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    This book employs a close reading of Marcellus' works and offers a compelling new interpretation of the relationship between philhellenism and Orientalism. more...

  • Selected Papers in Greek and Near Eastern Historyby David M. Lewis

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 70.00

    This 1997 volume contains essays on Greek and oriental history by the distinguished ancient historian David M. Lewis. more...

  • Meaning and Identity in a Greek Landscapeby Hamish Forbes

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 45.00

    An interdisciplinary 2008 study exploring how Greek villagers understood and reacted to their landscapes. more...

  • Land of Lost Godsby Richard Stoneman

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 21.00

    The glories of classical Greece are an essential part of our heritage and are echoed every day in the buildings and institutions we see around us. But who were the visitors from afar who first appreciated the riches of the archaeological past of Greece and the Greek lands; who opened up the culture and its ancient remains? From as early as 1420 a... more...

  • Founding Gods, Inventing Nationsby William F. McCants

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 37.50

    From the dawn of writing in Sumer to the sunset of the Islamic empire, Founding Gods, Inventing Nations traces four thousand years of speculation on the origins of civilization. Investigating a vast range of primary sources, some of which are translated here for the first time, and focusing on the dynamic influence of the Greek, Roman, and Arab... more...

  • The Summer of My Greek Tavernaby Tom Stone

    Simon & Schuster 2002; Not Available

    Tom Stone went to Greece one summer to write a novel -- and stayed twenty-two years. On Patmos, the tiny island where St. John received the apocalyptic visions recorded in the Book of Revelations, he fell in love with Danielle, a beautiful French painter. His novel completed and sold, he decided to stay a little longer. Seven idyllic years later,... more...

  • Alien Wisdomby Arnaldo Momigliano

    Cambridge University Press 1975; US$ 38.00

    In this classic study of cultural confrontation Professor Arnaldo Momigliano looks at the attitude of the Greeks to four different civilizations - the Roman, Celtic, Jewish and Persian - and analyses their cultural and intellectual interactions from the fourth to the first centuries BC. He argues that in the Hellenistic period the Greeks, Romans and... more...

  • Falling for Icarusby Rory MacLean

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 19.00

    On a windy spring morning in an ancient Cretan village, Rory MacLean fell to earth. His mother had died a few months earlier and a single obsession had risen from his grief: the notion to build a feather-light flying machine. And so, on the island where Daedalus and Icarus had made mankind's maiden flight, MacLean journeyed back to beginnings, back... more...

  • A Culture of Freedomby Christian Meier

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 19.99

    Historians and President of the German Academy for Language and Literature in Darmstadt and in 2003 received thee prestigious Jacob Grimm prize for German literature. culture so special? A Culture of Freedom attempts to answer this question - to find the key to the 'miracle' of ancient Greece.The book takes us on a tour through the rich spectrum... more...